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Alvaro Diving

#32 of 104 Tours in Koh Tao
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Excellent PADI open water course

Recently completed my PADI open water course here with Sascha, couldn't have asked for a better... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Antony D
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Highly recommended!

We planned to do our open water course on Koh Tao and decided to choose Alvaro Diving because all... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lisa W
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The Sea is our treasure. and Dive dive dive is our motto. At Alvaro diving, the crew comes from all over the world, and as we like to say, Diving is a skill that everyone can know, and the treasure we seek is just below. Whether you are a scuba...more
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Chalok Baan Kao Bay, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
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+66 91 014 7335
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently completed my PADI open water course here with Sascha, couldn't have asked for a better experience! Very professional and above all great fun! Loads of good diving and marine life around Koh Tao too! 100% would go again and we'll worth doing a course...More

Thank Antony D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We planned to do our open water course on Koh Tao and decided to choose Alvaro Diving because all the instructors seemed to be super competent and friendly. Altough we walked in spontanoeusly, we were given the opportunety to start the course in our prefered...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I completed my Dive Masters at Alvaro, with an amazing mentor. It really was the time of my life, I love the way they made me part of the family. They haven't seen the last of me, can't wait to go back

Thank Wayne G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I spent 10 days on Koh Tao and made my OW and Advanced course at Alvaro, and had my accomodation at the Taraporn bungalows next to it. It was such a special experience. Here you not just learn how to dive safely, but you can...More

Thank Gansol
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks guys for the best time! Your professionalism, sense of fun and willingness to put out all the stops made my diving experience absolutely incredible! I only went the to do my open water, but they made it so great that I stayed to do...More

Thank Ben H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I got our SSI open water certification at Alvaro diving school. This place was amazing. Had it's own private beach and we stayed in our own private bungalows. It was all extremely cheap too. The staff and instructors at Alvaro were awesome...More

Thank Suissa22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Koh Tao for a week to dive and used Alvaro for all my dives as their instructors are really knowledgeable and friendly. Definately recommend them to anyone wanting to dive either for a course or fun dives, young or old!

Thank Sean D
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

I spent almost one week with Alvaro diving. 3 days to have my open water level. It was the perfect mix with profesionnal and serious lecture but with fun. After that I did one diving they organise, small group under the water but a big...More

Thank Fabien M
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Alvaro diving has a staff that is a family. Everyone works very hard and have incredible backgrounds. I learned to dive and became certified in less than 4 days. The view is breathtaking and the water is crystal clear. The boat they use is incredible....More

Thank Natalie F
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

An item long on the bucket list we chose Alvaro Diving. Our instructor was Lio, his attention to detail was second to none. We chose the SSI course. We were made welcome from the second we arrived till me left. The training never left us...More

Thank Bryan H
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Dado K
7 March 2017|
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Response from Alex F | Property representative |
Hello Dado, Koh Tao is nice almost all year round. I would advise not coming during the last two weeks of November, since this is typically when we get our Monsoon period. We have whalesharks spotted regularly throughout... More
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jsneveu
19 June 2015|
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Response from DanSexton | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Thank you very much for your contact. We'd love to show you Koh Tao's underwater wonders! Alvaro Diving is situated right next door to View Point and is roughly a 2-3 minute walk. Would you like to do a course or... More
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